About Us

The School of Psychology at UNE is a leading provider of psychology education and training and the university of choice for students who wish to work in rural and regional Australia. We produce above world standard research and provide cutting edge training in psychology science and professional and clinical practice.

Our programs are regionally based but globally connected through the international research collaborations of our academic staff. Our mission is to deliver flexible online study options that support student success anytime and anywhere.

The courses we offer can be studied at Bachelor, Honours, Graduate Diploma, Masters and PhD levels. We cover topics including:

  • the history and philosophy of psychology;
  • psychological health and wellbeing;
  • learning and memory;
  • motivation and emotion;
  • individual differences, behaviour and personality;
  • cognition, language and perception;
  • lifespan development;
  • social psychology;
  • and, neuroscience and the biological bases of behaviour.

As well, our units of study cover topics such as environmental psychology, sports psychology, psychological assessment, and diagnosis and evidence-based interventions for mental disorders.

All of our programs are fully accredited by the Australian Psychology Accreditation Council.

Students who study on campus in Armidale enjoy well-resourced facilities – including a state-of-the-art psychology teaching and research clinic - accessible staff, and an attractive rural setting. When studying online, students receive a 5-star rated experience of flexible and engaging teaching and learning activities. Our graduates are employed in diverse fields that involve interacting with people, understanding psychological principles, or conducting psychological research.

Please explore our web pages to see what is on offer for you.